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Documentation Specialist

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.


Building on over 80 years of experience, we employ approximately 1,900 professionals worldwide today. We are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange and our headquarters is located in Finland. 


Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.


We are looking for a fixed-term


Documentation Specialist



to join our User Experience (UX) Team in Vantaa. The UX team is a multidisciplinary group responsible for customer documentation and design activities (concept development, industrial design, user interface design and usability) in Vaisala.


You will work in Vaisala’s Weather Instruments product area. You are responsible for the maintenance of the existing customer documentation and for creating new printed, online and embedded instructions for weather and environment measurement device hardware and software. The work will be done in close collaboration with the other documentation specialists, designers, project team members and product management.  


You will have a wide responsibility in planning, creating and managing the customer documentation in the projects you participate in. In addition to the project work, you will also participate in the development of our daily work practices, style guides, processes, and tools. The development work is done in close collaboration with the documentation and product development teams,




You have a relevant academic degree, solid experience in technical communication and excellent command of the English language. You have a good working knowledge about structured and modular customer documentation. DITA XML skills are an advantage but not required. 


To excel in your work, you must be organized, pay attention to detail, work consistently with a large amount of software and hardware documentation that is reused in several products and keep the deadlines. Previous experience in creating visual and online customer documentation for consumer or professional grade products is an advantage. 


Most importantly, you have curious mind and you are passionate about customer documentation. You think about the big picture of who, where, and how information about our products and how they are used. When there is a need and opportunity to develop visual, video, or interactive customer documentation, you are not afraid to learn new skills or to guide the experts in doing what is needed to create these deliverables.  


For further information, please contact Sauli Laitinen (Sauli.laitinen@vaisala.com).

Please send your online application by October 28, 2021.

Please note that this is a 6 month fixed-term position, and the applicant must fulfill the terms for being a substitute for someone going on sabbatical leave (Vuorotteluvapaasijaisuus).


What we offer

Our innovative high-tech business provides opportunities for curious challenge-seekers to make a real difference. 

As a part of our global team you can contribute with science and technology to solve the big environmental and societal challenges of our time.

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